Soya Chunks Manchurian dry recipe(with step by step pics)

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Soya Chunks Manchurian recipe with step by step pictures –  Sweet, spicy and tangy Indo chinese style appetizer made with soya chunks.  

Soya Chunks Dry Manchurian also called as meal maker manchurian,  is made in two stage preparation.

In the first stage, the cooked soya chunks are coated with a corn flour mixture and deep fried till crisp.  In the second stage a A sauce made with onion, ginger garlic, chill sauces, ketchup,soya sauce and vinegar. Finally the soya chunks are tossed with the sauce. 

The combination of crispy soya chunks with the sweet, spicy, and tangy tomato based sauce makes for a lip smacking appetizer. 

Indo Chinese dishes are extremely popular in Indian sub continent. What makes these dishes a favorite among Indians, is the Chinese cooking techniques which are adapted to satisfy the Indian taste buds. 

Among various Indo Chinese recipes, Manchurian is a very popular one. The most famous manchurian recipe is definitely the Gobi Manchurian. 

how can we serve soya manchurian?

Soya Chunks Manchurian can be served as a appetizer.

The Manchurian can also be served as a side dish with fried rice or any noodle dish like low mein. 

Its also popularly served with drinks.

Few Indo Chinese recipes from my blog

Sweet Corn Vegetable Soup

Sweet & Spicy Tofu 

Soya Chunks Manchurain recipe-

Ingredients– 

Ingredients to fry the soya chunks manchurian– 

  • 1 heaping cup soya chunks
  • 3 tbsps corn flour
  • 2 tbsp all purpose flour (maida)
  • 1/2 tsp black peper pwoder
  • 1/2 tsp kasmiri chilli powder (optional) 
  • salt to taste
  • oil for deep frying
  • 3 cups of water

Ingredients to make the manchurian sauce- 

  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, grated
  • 2 large cloves garlic, grated
  • 3 tbsps spring onions
  • 1 green chilly, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chili sauce
  • 2 to 3 tbsps tomato sauce (ketchup)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 3 tsps oil

Procedure on how to make soya chunks manchurian-

frying the soya chunks-

Boil three cups of water and turn off the heat.

Add the soya chunks, slightly press them so each of them are immersed in the water. 

Set a side for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes, you see that the soya chunks have plumped up.

Drain the water and rinse them in the tap water.

Now gently squeeze out the water from the soya chunks.

In a bowl combine the corn flour, all purpose flour, black pepper, red chilly powder ( if using) and salt.

Coat the soya chunks in the flour mixture. 

Deep fry the soya chunks in few batches until brown and crisp.

Set a side till we make the Manchurian sauce. 

To make the manchurian sauce-

Add 3 tsps of oil in a pan. Once the oil is heated, add the chopped onion and a pinch of salt.

Cook till the onion turns soft. Now add the green chili, ginger garlic paste and spring onion.

Saute for couple of minutes.

Now add the tomato ketchup, red chilly sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, and little salt (not too much).

Mix well and cook for three minutes.

Add the fried soya chunks and coat them well with the Manchurian sauce.

Sprinkle few spring onions on the top and serve the Manchurian immediately.

Step by step photos on how to make soya chunks manchurian 

Here is a picture of Soya Chunks. I have used the mini soya. I think the mini soya chunks work well in the recipe.

Boil three cups of water and turn off the heat.

Add the soya chunks, slightly press them so each of them are immersed in the water. 

Set a side for 15 minutes.

After 15 minutes, you see that the soya chunks have plumped up.

Drain the water and rinse them in the tap water.

Now gently squeeze out the water from the soya chunks.

In a bowl combine the corn flour, all purpose flour, black pepper, red chilly powder ( if using) and salt.

Coat the soya chunks in the flour mixture. 

Deep fry the soya chunks in few batches until brown and crisp.

Set a side till we make the Manchurian sauce. 

How to make manchurian sauce –

Prep all the ingredients. Chop the onion, green chill and spring onion. Grate the ginger and garlic. 

As you can see I use a lot of onion. Onion adds more gravy to the recipe and also keeps it moist. 

Add 3 tsps of oil in a pan. Once the oil is heated, add the chopped onion and a pinch of salt.

Cook till the onion turns soft. Now add the green chili, ginger garlic paste and spring onion.

Saute for 3 to 4 minutes.

Now add the tomato ketchup, red chilly sauce, soy sauce, vinegar, and little salt (not too much).

Mix well and cook for three minutes.

Add the fried soya chunks and coat them well with the Manchurian sauce.

Sprinkle few spring onions on the top and serve the Manchurian immediately.

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